A blender, food processor, Kitchen Aid stand mixer, or glass jar.
Colander and bowl (optional, to catch the buttermilk)
Water (to rinse)
Butter muslin (optional, to squeeze out extra liquid)
Salt (optional, to taste)
Makes approximately 1.5 to 2 cups.
Troy FisherDate 11/7/2012
You'll have to let me know how your own butter making goes. I'm looking forward to it!
Jennifer MilhollandDate 11/28/2012
Troy, I ended up making butter using some of the cream. I just put it in the bowl of my Kitchen Aid mixer, let it mix on medium speed, and after a few minutes heard the change in the sound of the mixer--at this point, it was a very heavy, kind of clotted-cream looking concoction (and quite excellent on scones) but with a little more mixing, the whey separated out completely from bright yellow clumps of butter. I drained the buttermilk and just mixed it in with some soured cream for use in soda b